Chesapeake Family Medical Center invites you to our OPEN HOUSE Chesapeake Family Medical Center invites you to our OPEN HOUSE this Friday from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. Please join us for light refreshments, free blood sugar screenings, and free blood pressure checks as you get to know our new provider, Tiffany Spears, FNP, [...]
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During April 2017, the Early Childhood Center enrolled a family that we thought would be a challenge. The reason being, the mother was deaf and we didn’t know for sure how we would communicate with her. Once it was determined, our communication would mainly be by text, the Family Advocate began contacting her regularly. The [...]
Common Causes of Unintentional Weight Loss Losing weight without trying sounds very appealing if you are struggling to shift excess pounds, but significant weight loss can signal an underlying medical problem. While stressful situations, such as a bereavement, divorce, or job loss, can trigger sudden weight loss, if you aren't under stress and [...]
Symptoms of Diabetes to Watch For There are two known types of diabetes: Type 1 and Type 2. Type 1 Diabetes is an autoimmune condition which causes the immune system to turn on itself by attacking the beta cells of the pancreas. These beta cells are responsible for the production of insulin. [...]
Family Medical Centers Cares for Families Family Medical Centers operates six facilities from Ironton to Proctorville, offering a wide variety of services including primary care, pediatrics, dentistry, and behavioral health. The medical professionals who serve the organization come from many backgrounds, but all believe in the mission of treating patients like family. “We [...]
Pediatrician, Jill Hopkins, treats patients like her own Like many of her patients who are new to the world, pediatrician Dr. Jill Hopkins is the newest addition to the Family Medical Centers family. After high school, Dr. Hopkins left for Boston where she received her bachelor’s degree from North Eastern University. Following that, [...]